Saying goodnight to my GSR

Alain Hebert ahebert at
Mon Sep 22 11:38:52 UTC 2014


    I think it was just blind fear talking.

    Properly configured, it is less a security issue than newer devices.

    Pretty impressive from Matthew to have the patience/skills to not
simply "reload" that fridge over the years.

On 09/20/14 16:25, Keith Medcalf wrote:
> And what, exactly, is it vulnerable to?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at] On Behalf Of Daniel Sterling
>> Sent: Saturday, 20 September, 2014 12:06
>> To: Bacon Zombie
>> Cc: nanog at
>> Subject: Re: Saying goodnight to my GSR
>> Again, you're focusing resentment towards someone who did the right
>> thing. Negative reinforcement will discourage others from taking
>> action and will discourage them from encouraging others to take
>> action.
>> Let's focus on who still has vulnerable equipment and how to help
>> them. Let's not shame people who did the right thing
>> Thanks,
>> Dan
>> On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 1:59 PM, Bacon Zombie <baconzombie at>
>> wrote:
>>> OK thank you for decommissioning this.*
>>> * Only if you either had authority to do so for max 1 year or had no
>>> authority but were fighting to have it patches or replaced for years.
>>> On Sep 20, 2014 7:54 PM, "Daniel Sterling" <sterling.daniel at>
>>> wrote:
>>>> On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 1:37 PM, Bacon Zombie <baconzombie at>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> So when was the last time you patched this internet facing device?
>>>> Isn't the better response, thank you for decommissioning it?
>>>> Can someone from cisco set up a poll or release whatever numbers they
>>>> have about how many of these old devices are still in service?
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Dan

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